Twenty years from now when we look back on this period, its heroes will be those that stood with the whistleblowers, attended protests, and held their governments accountable.
I hope Mr McBride does not face a court room. Let alone a jail cell. But at the moment, that is exactly what he’s facing. There’s no – we’re getting no whispers, no signs at all, we’re preparing for trial.
Lawyers for a military whistleblower, whose leaks exposed alleged war crimes, will attempt to force authorities to drop criminal charges by taking what they describe as unprecedented civil action.